E-A-Ski is producer and rapper from Oakland, CA. In the beginning he produced Spice 1‘s debut self-titled album. After this album went platinum E-A-Ski became a respected name in the rap game. He really blew up when produced the song Blast If I Have To for Ice Cube’s Friday soundtrack. The album sold more than 3 million copies.
It is fair to say that E-A-Ski brought Master P in the game. The truth is, Master P lived in Richmond, CA before he started claimin’ the south. He began building his name by doin’ compilation albums. Compilations that E-A-Ski produced, but were marketed like “Master P Presents”. Basically, he was marketing himself off of artists who were already established.
E-A-Ski was signed to Priority Records in 1994 then he signed to Relativity Records in 1997. He was signed pretty much for his whole career, but he has also been producing his own stuff and other people’s. He did a big song called “Showdown” with Montell Jordan, which had the number 1 video in the country at one point in time.